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Callanish Stones

Yesterday, I visited the Callanish Stones on the Isle of Lewis. While it has been hot and sunny all week in the Outer Hebrides (I got a tan in Scotland?), it was mysteriously misty as a few of us walked amongst the 5,000 year old stones. 307 more words


HebCelt Festival Day 2 - Saturday - 19th July 2014

After the Shinty it was time to don my other wristband and say hi to HebCelt in ernest.

It ticked all the boxes for a proper festival: 238 more words

HebCelt 2014: Festival Fun on the Streets of Stornoway

The Hebridean Celtic Festival is a lot of things.  It’s nostalgia, remembering revelry with friends throughout the years.   It’s an excuse for islanders to have a great big party – you’ll always find a familiar face, whether squashed in front of the stage or in the queue for a cider.  471 more words


Thursday HebCelt Festival - 17th July 2014

Thursday was the first day of HebCelt Festival proper. HebCelt is an annual event run in the Castle Grounds, Stornoway, Lewis – you should add it to your calendar one year. 252 more words

The Blackhouse Village faces the Atlantic Ocean and having Spring not officially started by the change of the time zone difference, we were the only couple staying at the pretty vast compound that pretty much embodies what the name suggest, a village. 2,211 more words

Party with the Islanders - 9th July 2014

I went for a party with some of the islanders (I know! Me at a party?!) it was great, words cannot describe how ridiculously friendly they are!  224 more words

The Isle of Lewis

I saw a vision in the night
Of where the stars are truest:
And woke amidst the Standing Stones
Out on the Isle of Lewis… 52 more words

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